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Attempts by migrants to cross the Mediterranean are more deadly, warns UN

Attempts by migrants to cross the Mediterranean are more deadly, warns UN

A new report by UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, warns that while attempts by migrants to cross the Mediterranean have decreased, they have also...
The challenges of migration and border control

The challenges of migration and border control

Tony Smith CBE, Chair of the International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA), outlines how the growth of irregular migration is posing challenges for...
British Army provides counter-improvised explosive device training in Kenya

British Army provides counter-improvised explosive device training in Kenya

The British Army will expand its efforts to provide counter-improvised explosive device training to Kenyan security forces. A counter-improvised explosive device training facility at the...
UK and France collaborate to support victims of modern slavery in Nigeria

UK and France collaborate to support victims of modern slavery in Nigeria

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled a raft of new measures designed support victims of modern slavery in West Africa. During a visit to...
NH90 military transport helicopters

Germany defends use of unreliable NH90 military transport helicopters

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has defended the country’s investment in NH90 military transport helicopters, which have encountered many technical problems in...
UK government to take HMP Birmingham under state control

UK government to take HMP Birmingham under state control

The UK’s Ministry of Justice will take over the operation of HMP Birmingham, one of the most violent prisons in the country. By taking the...
How can Europe deal with an irregular migration crisis?

How can Europe deal with an irregular migration crisis?

Government Europa speaks to Eugenio Ambrosi from the International Organization for Migration about potential solutions for managing the flows of irregular migration. Since 2015, Europe...
UK to provide emergency assistance and medical support in Syria

UK to provide emergency assistance and medical support in Syria

The UK Government will provide emergency assistance and medical support for civilians in Syria, in response to a growing risk of attacks in the...
UK launches ‘Ten Prisons Project’ to tackle drug use and violence

UK launches ‘Ten Prisons Project’ to tackle drug use and violence

The UK government has launched a new project to tackle drug use and violence at ten of the country’s most challenging prisons. With a budget...
British troops to train park rangers in Malawi to tackle threat of poaching

British troops to train park rangers in Malawi to tackle threat of poaching

The UK government has launched operation at two sites in Malawi, where British troops will train park rangers to better address the threat of...

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